There's a lovely feeling I get when conventional wisdom turns out to be completely wrong.
As it's remembered now, "Signs" is a goofy mess of a film where the characters are ridiculous and the scares are non-existent. It's only recalled to make tired jokes about deadly water and to mark the point where Shyamalan "lost his way."
How do people not see what Shyamalan does so masterfully here?
First, there is the dialogue. It is odd to be sure, but…